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Still Still expands on a body of work first shown earlier in 2016. The title of the exhibition is both a nod to the previous show and a statement of progress; the artist growing what he terms his ‘grammar’ through seemingly indefatigable reiterations.

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In Misheck Masamvu’s solo exhibition Still Still, the painter expands on a body of work begun in Still at Goodman Gallery Johannesburg from earlier in 2016. The title of the show reflects repetition as a crucial reflex for Masamvu, with motifs and marks being replicated over and over. It is both a nod to the previous exhibition and a statement of progress; the artist growing what he terms his …

In Misheck Masamvu’s solo exhibition Still Still, the painter expands on a body of work begun in Still at Goodman Gallery Johannesburg from earlier in 2016. The title of the show reflects repetition as a crucial reflex for Masamvu, with motifs and marks being replicated over and over. It is both a nod to the previous exhibition and a statement of progress; the artist growing what he terms his ‘grammar’, through seemingly indefatigable reiterations. This grammar comprises expressive brushwork, chaotic compositions and perpetually altered or mutated figures that he often depicts between states …

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37A Somerset Road
De Waterkant
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 9:30am–5:30pm
Saturday, 9:30am–4pm